“There was never much question as to what I was going to do in life, because working with clay was what I could do…there are things I watch my hand do that are almost thoughtless. I can remember the moment of learning them. It is knowledge you have in the hand.”
Charles Simonds is interested in “How people live in time and space in relation to their architecture" and the relationship of all creatures to their bodies and their environments.
“Every clay is different. It responds differently when you touch it. If you are aware, it speaks. It tells you who it is.”